After Great Year, Scholastic Tries For Encore

Fiscal 2012 was a good year made great by The Hunger Games,” Scholastic chairman Dick Robinson told analysts in a conference call last Thursday to discuss results in the year ended May 31, in which sales rose 14%, to $2.15 billion, and net income jumped from $39.4 million to $102.4 million. The big sales driver was the children’s book publishing and distribution group, where sales rose 21%, led by the 109% increase by the trade division, which reported that there are now more than 50 million copies of the Hunger Games trilogy out in print and digital editions. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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